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    yo, yo!

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    Moron personified.

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    I think maybe he's actually Anti-yo-Semitic
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    He's touched in the head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TerryLL View Post
    Moron personified.

    More like Moron characturized
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    How embarrassing, again.

    Listening to this and his recent interview, I am more convinced that he's just not very smart or suffering a cognitive decline, or both
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    hey he got the" Suck o yeas " pretty close

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    So– my real name is Schmuel Himmelfarb.



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    yo seminator
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    Brits say it that way

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobcat View Post
    Listening to this and his recent interview, I am more convinced that he's just not very smart or suffering a cognitive decline, or both
    I'd bet on the latter. If you listen to interviews from twenty years ago, he wasn't like that at all; quite coherent and sounds reasonably bright. The difference is very dramatic, particularly lately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David W Pratt View Post
    Brits say it that way
    No we don't
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    I'd bet on the latter. If you listen to interviews from twenty years ago, he wasn't like that at all; quite coherent and sounds reasonably bright. The difference is very dramatic, particularly lately.
    Quite true. Why oh why do we keep electing people well past their sell by date.
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    It's like comfort food; you 'know what it tastes like', and 'know it well'. It's like everything else, 'name recognition'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reynard38 View Post
    Why oh why do we keep electing people well past their sell by date?
    I wouldn't say we have all that often. Trump, almost certainly, but he has so many other problems that it's only one among many. Reagan at the end of his second term, very likely. FDR by the end, to some extent. Otherwise, there have been good presidents and bad ones, but few senile ones lately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Lesser View Post
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    I watched Death Valley Days this morning.

    The actors pronounced the name of the Indians as "Yo, Semites". So did the old ranger after the episode. Yosemite Valley he pronounced as is typical for its namesake park.

    I guess the president should be held to a high standard. But some people pronounced Denali as McKinley for a long time.
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    It's not his pronunciation alone that suggests decline. This is typical failure of his inability to even read aloud off a page. When was the last time you heard it pronounced Yo-Semites that wasn't on a 65 year old TV program?

    It would be an improvement if he was held to any standards at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    I'd bet on the latter. If you listen to interviews from twenty years ago, he wasn't like that at all; quite coherent and sounds reasonably bright. The difference is very dramatic, particularly lately.
    I agree the change from the old interviews is an eye opener
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    He really is spectacularly bad at reading out loud (aloud?) I would expect someone as vain as he is to practice, or at least have read the statement before going live. He's a weird dude, as are his apologists.
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    He's reading like a 10 year old in front of a class. Either there's something wrong with his mind, or he's dyslexic or both.
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    listening to the President speak should not be painful! How can some of the sycophants here say he gives great speeches?
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    Makes one wonder what process there is to ensure a mentally unfit president can’t launch nuclear weapons.

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    Kind of erases all doubt that he reads let alone understands the PDB
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    He’s functionally illiterate. He can read a little. But not enough to function properly at his job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reynard38 View Post
    Why oh why do we keep electing people well past their sell by date?
    I wouldn't say we have all that often. Trump, almost certainly, but he has so many other problems that it's only one among many. Reagan at the end of his second term, very likely. FDR by the end, perhaps. There have been good presidents and bad ones, but few senile ones lately.
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    I only caught parts of that interview, but did trump put Old Faithful at Yosemite?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    I only caught parts of that interview, but did trump put Old Faithful at Yosemite?
    He was reading word by word which removes the pauses that emphasize the ending of one thought and introduction of another. Just guessing that they weren’t his words, the best words.

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    One of the most enduring qualities of an old wooden boat is the smell it imparts to your clothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Too Little Time
    I watched Death Valley Days this morning.

    The actors pronounced the name of the Indians as "Yo, Semites". So did the old ranger after the episode. Yosemite Valley he pronounced as is typical for its namesake park.
    Watch the video again. Trump also pronounced the park's name as "Yo-seminite." Did the actors do the same on Death Valley Days?

    Trump droned as he read aloud, "When they gaze upon Yo-semite's... Yo-seminite's... towering sequoias, their love of country grows stronger...."

    This is far from the first time Trump has botched word pronunciation (and particularly when reading from a script or teleprompter). Watch this for a small sample and weep for America:

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    I thought Yo Semites was a shout out to all his Jewish buddies JayInOz

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    Yo, Trump has done more for Jews than any other POTUS in history.

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    Can't prove that by me! I'm still waiting for the benefits. Maybe they're just very obscure and subtle? After all, nobody has ever been more subtle than Trump.
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    Yeah. Subtle. That's the 'word' I was looking for...
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